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  • 15 January 2021

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  • 17 November 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Eighteen offshore wind companies, transmission system operators and environmental NGOs have launched a new coalition dedicated to ensuring that Europe delivers its planned expansion of offshore wind energy while preserving nature and marine ecosystems. The aim of the Offshore Energy and Nature Coalition is to help the EU and national governments reach their climate goals […]

  • 17 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    AqualisBraemar’s offshore wind consultancy unit OWC and its ports and harbors unit are combining resources and know-how to support new port developments driven by the growth in the offshore renewable energy sector. According to OWC, the collaboration will work towards helping ports identify exactly what they need in order to provide the ideal platform to […]

  • 15 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Great Britain’s National Grid ESO has selected DNV GL as the lead partner in the Offshore Coordination Project, which will advise and shape the future national strategy for offshore grid development. The aim of the project is to review and recommend ways to improve how offshore wind farms are connected to the onshore transmission network.  […]

  • 23 July 2020
    Business & Finance, industry, Training & Education

    Ørsted has launched the Offshore Wind Industrial Development Fund in Taiwan. The program, fully funded by Ørsted with a total amount of NTD 60 million (EUR 1.76), will be managed and executed by the Metal Industries Research & Development Centre (MIRDC) over the next 18 months. The aim of the fund is to ensure resources […]

  • 10 June 2020
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Ireland’s Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (DCCAE) has launched consultation on the country’s grid development policy for offshore wind. The consultation period was opened on 10 June and will close on 1 July. In its Climate Action Plan published in June 2019, the Irish government committed to having at least 3.5 GW of offshore […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables has reached a voluntary land agreement for the development of the underground cable route for the Seagreen offshore wind project in Scotland. The deal was reached with Angus Council, Carnoustie Golf Links Management Committee (CGLMC), and other key landowners to allow the development of the underground cable route to the Tealing substation. “We’re […]

  • 21 May 2020
    Authorities, R&D

    Four US institutions have received USD 1.1 million in grants to conduct fisheries studies which will guide the ongoing development of the offshore wind industry in North America. The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) (USD 496,688), the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (USD 200,000), and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) (USD 400,000) […]

  • 1 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Blyth in the UK has begun redevelopment construction works at its Bates Terminal. The GBP 3 million project will see the reconstruction and strengthening of the quay on the Bates Terminal site, as well as a kilometer of new roadway being installed to improve access and earthworks to level the development site. The principal […]

  • 27 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA) and the Polish Offshore Wind Energy Society (PTMEW) have established a cooperation to support the development of the offshore wind sector in Poland. The aim of the collaboration is to establish a multilateral Declaration of Cooperation for Polish Offshore Wind Energy Sector Development, which would be signed by the […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Teesside University and innogy’s Sofia Offshore Wind Farm have signed an agreement setting out how they will work together to build local skills and capabilities to equip students for careers in the offshore wind sector. The 1.4 GW Sofia project will be constructed on a 593km2 site 195 kilometres from shore on Dogger Bank in […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore wind developers who want to participate in the ScotWind Leasing will have to provide a Supply Chain Development Statement laying out the anticipated level and location of supply chain impact from each phase of their proposed project, Crown Estate Scotland said. These commitments will then be formally incorporated into each ScotWind agreement and updated […]

  • 13 January 2020
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Star of the South Wind Farm Pty Ltd. has appointed Erin Coldham as the Chief Development Officer for what is to be Australia’s first offshore wind farm. “This is a huge turning point for Australia – new jobs, industry development and a reliable source of power to secure our electricity grid. I’m proud to be part […]

  • 15 November 2019
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Transmission system operator TenneT plans to cover a portion of the costs needed to develop a submarine cable system for the two 2GW IJmuiiden Ver offshore grid connection systems. A submarine cable system operating at a voltage level 525 kV DC, using extruded insulation types is needed for these two connection systems. Currently, a submarine […]

  • 16 October 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor and the Snorre and Gullfaks partners have submitted updated development plans to the Norwegian government for the Hywind Tampen floating wind farm. The Hywind Tampen floating offshore wind farm will consist of 11 8MW wind turbines located some 140 kilometres from shore in 260-300 metres of water between the Snorre and Gullfaks oil and gas platforms. Equinor and […]

  • 16 October 2019

      Do you want to learn how to open up new markets for substantial commercial development in Asia, East Europe and North America? If yes – watch this insightful webinar below… 60-minute Offshore Wind Webinar Presentations and Q&A: – Gunnar Herzig, Managing Director, World Forum Offshore Wind – Clément Weber, Director, Green Giraffe – Dominic Grocott, Head of European […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    U.S. offshore transmission system developer Anbaric has filed testimony in support of a bill expected to help set the stage for the expansion of offshore wind in Massachusetts. H 2814, An Act relative to the transmission for offshore wind energy, would create a separate bidding process for the transmission lines that would deliver offshore wind energy to […]

  • 12 June 2019
    Training & Education

    President and Managing Director of Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Chris Hart has testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources calling for workforce development for the local offshore wind industry. The hearing, Building a 21st Century American Offshore Wind Workforce, focused on the Offshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act, which […]

  • 1 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Bibby Marine Services has appointed Equinor’s Michael Martins as Business Development Manager. Bibby said that the business goal is to add new vessels to its fleet, widening service offering and creating a larger geographical basis. The company has thus developed a range of vessel designs and is cooperating with partners regarding additional services complementary to the core […]

  • 5 February 2019
    Grid Connection

    German transmission system operators (TSOs) have issued the first draft of the Grid Development Plan (GDP) 2030, which includes expanded offshore wind capacity scenarios. According to 50Hertz, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, the expansion targets have been increased to 17GW in scenarios B and C 2030, 20GW in scenario A 2030 and 23.2GW by 2035, compared to the 15GW by […]

  • 25 January 2019

    “As California goes, so does the rest of the country”, Liz Burdock, the Executive Director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, told Offshore WIND in an Expertise Hub interview. Burdock is referring to the fierce competition between the U.S. states related to renewable energy portfolio. As there is no federal outline for renewable energy, each state decides […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    International marine and engineering consulting firm LOC has appointed ex-Head of Engineering at BP, Ian Cummins as its new Energy Projects Development Director. 

  • 29 May 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    On 4 June, Norwegian Parliament (Storting) will discuss a new proposal asking the government to draft detailed regulation for opening concession areas and granting concessions rights for offshore wind projects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). 

  • 23 May 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is looking for contractors who will help develop and implement strategies that will establish the state as the hub for offshore wind development along the US east coast.

  • 19 March 2018
    R&D, Technology

    French engineering specialist Dietswell has announced a number of milestones reached on the EolFloat project to develop a semi-submersible platform for large offshore wind turbines.

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Taiwan Life Insurance, a subsidiary of China Trust Financial Holding, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) to jointly invest in and finance offshore wind projects in Taiwan.